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Event marks a wake-up call to FMs to address single use plastic

A special event, The Last Straw: single use plastic in the built environment, which was held recently at the RICS headquarters by the IFMA UK team and FMJ, featured leading environmental campaigners – with a call to arms for FMs ...

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B&M Waste pledges support to a plastic-free Greater Manchester

Trafford Park-based Carbon Neural waste management company, B&M Waste Services, has pledged its support towards a plastic-free Greater Manchester. The PlasticFreeGM campaign was launched with the aim to begin the first city-region wide plan to drive down avoidable single-use plastics. ...

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Churchill to reduce its consumption of single-use plastic

Support services provider, Churchill Group, is set to dramatically reduce its single-use plastic consumption by introducing a range of recyclable cleaning products. The new products, which have been developed in partnership with Jangro, will replace Churchill’s top five cleaning products. ...

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FM’s role in helping to reduce single-use plastic across the built environment

According to Sky Ocean Rescue, more plastic was made in the first decade of the 21st century than the whole of the 20th. Eight million tonnes of plastic are thrown away each year and washed out to sea, causing untold ...

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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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Atalian Servest commits to reducing single-use plastic

Atalian Servest Group’s specialist B&I catering division, Angel Hill Food Co, has committed to removing single-use plastics, kick starting the initiative with two of its largest sites.  The company is on a mission to remove all single-use plastic disposables from ...

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Interserve’s green agenda making a positive impact

Interserve has received praise from clients for its wide range of initiatives which are helping to improve the company’s environmental footprint. The international support services and construction group has worked with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to achieve significant ...

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OCS commits to reducing single-use plastics across UK operations

OCS UK has launched its commitment to reducing its single-use plastic footprint. With the launch of a new statement of intent and plan of action, OCS says it is “sharply focused on how it can limit the impact of its ...

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Single-use plastic crackdown at UKCW to benefit clean water in Nairobi

In an attempt to reduce the number of single-use plastic water bottles thrown away at the UK’s largest construction show, UK Construction Week (UKCW) has partnered with Join the Pipe to install water fountains around the event providing free tap ...

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Norse Catering tackles single-use plastic in schools

As schools reopen for the autumn term, Norse catering, a leading school meal provider within East Anglia, has vowed to make a positive change with the long-term reduction of single-use plastic in its business. Although already a global concern, David Attenborough’s ...

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